Weightlifting is more than squats, bench presses and push-ups. It is effort, persistence and loyalty. Training, determination and attitude are the key facts that define the balance between a successful or a failed attempt. The barbell may test an athlete's physical abilities, but an internal desire to improve - to not settle for less - is the drive behind the strain and dedication of the sport.
If you are an athlete or coach interested in participating in weightlifting, select your county on the right to find your area program.
State Summer Games takes place at the beginning of June in Mt. Pleasant.